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Zombie Romantic Comedies - ZomRomCom - Essay Collection

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 7:59am
Drs. Deborah Christie, Margo Collins, and Ken Montieth

The recent re-animation of the zombie in popular culture has led to the creation of the "zombie romantic comedy," or the zomromcom. Evidence of the zomromcom phenomenon can be found in books, movies, and on the internet. Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of zombie romantic comedies. The following categories suggest possibilities for exploration but are by no means exhaustive:

Walking Dead - Essay Collection

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 7:49am
Dr. Deborah Christie

Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of The Walking Dead (either the original graphic novel or the AMC television series). The following categories suggest possibilities for exploration but are by no means exhaustive:

• Zombies/the Undead
• The postapocalyptic world
• Monstrosity
• Fandom and/or Reception
• Transformation and/or Adaptation
• Posthumanism
• Gender
• Race
• Hybridity
• Heroism
• Villainy
• History
• Memory
• Power
• Violence

Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S., Special Session, MLA Chicago Jan 9-12, 2014

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 7:42am
Granville Ganter

Call for papers for a Special Session panel for the 2014 MLA convention in Chicago (Jan 9-12) on the topic of "Early Nineteenth-Century Lecturing in the U.S." Lecture culture prior to the Civil War, especially New Media approaches, history of the book, rhet-comp. Papers that discuss early African American, Native, or women lecturers particularly welcome. Also, lyceum and popular education. Abstracts and CVs by March 15. Inquiries welcome.

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 6:46am
University of Roehampton

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

Saturday 23rd March 2013

University of Roehampton, London

Invited speakers include: Jeannette Baxter (Anglia Ruskin); Peter Childs (Gloucestershire); Caroline Edwards (Lincoln); Sebastian Groes (Roehampton); M. Hunter Hayes (Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA); Hugo Spiers (UCL); Philip Tew (Brunel)

The Customs of Many Countries: The Worlds of Edith Wharton (85th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2013)

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 9:57pm
Monica Miller/The Edith Wharton Society

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers that engage with this year's SAMLA conference theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds." We are open to a variety of interpretations. For example, what meanings emerge when we consider Wharton's work alongside the "networked worlds" of her various homes and travels? How has the rise of digital humanities and new forms of communication fostered new scholarship and approaches to Wharton's writing? A range of responses to this topic is welcome, including examinations of her travel writings, other non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.

University of North Texas - Critical Voices Conference - Friday, March 22

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 9:44pm
University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held Friday, March 22nd. This year's theme is "The Literary and the Critical: Poetics and the Politics of Writing in the 21st Century." The GSEA welcomes submissions on a variety of topics related to literary criticism, theory, material criticism, cultural studies, composition and rhetoric, pedagogy, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Papers/readings should last no more than 15 minutes.

Authors may submit individual paper proposals, but they are also encouraged to submit proposals for panels of 3-4 related presentations.

South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 5:04pm
South Central Modern Language Association

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel. Literary paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, and memoir are welcome. Please submit a 200-word abstract by 4/1/13 to

The SCMLA conference will be held in New Orleans, LA from October 3-5, 2013.

BritGrad Call For Papers 6-8 June 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 11:39am
The British Graduate Conference, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-Upon-Avon

Dear All,

Registration is now open for the Fifteenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, June 6-8 2013. We welcome abstracts from graduate students on any topic in the field of Shakespeare and Renaissance Studies. Undergraduate students in their final two years of study are also invited to attend the conference as auditors.

Black Theatre Association Debut Panel @ ATHE 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 10:14am
Black Theatre Association (BTA)

Black Theatre Association (BTA) Focus Group
Curtains Up: Conversation Among Emerging Scholars
ATHE 2013, August 1 - 4, 2013
Orlando, Florida

The Black Theatre Association (BTA), a focus group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), seeks essay submissions for its 12th Annual Debut Panel.

BTA will hold a joint session with the American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS) and the Latino/a Focus Group (LFG) in order to foster communication across our interrelated disciplines. Each focus group—BTA, ATDS, and LFG—will select two papers to represent them on these interdisciplinary panels.

LUVAH: Journal of the Creative Imagination Spring/Summer Issue Now Accepting Papers and Abstracts

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 8:34am
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination

Luvah ( ) is an international, inter-disciplinary journal of religion, philosophy, and politics. We are interested in papers that transgress traditional boundaries inherent in the current compartmentalization of knowledge. We are looking for articles, poems, and short stories that fit into the theme of our journal, which is the critical examination of modernity and postmodernity from the perspectives of traditionalism, critical theory, and primitivism. Articles analyzing Ancient thought, eco-criticism, and creative pieces are also welcome. We accept acticles from students and independent artists and thinkers as well as more established scholars.

[UPDATE] SINGAPORE June 2013: A Moving Worlds Conference (with the Division of English, NTU):14-17 June, 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 4:50am
Moving Worlds & NTU's Division of English~Singapore

Transcultural Imaginaries
Making New, Making Strange

A Moving Worlds Conference in collaboration with the Division of English, NTU
Venue: School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU, Singapore
Dates: 14–17 June 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Ien Ang (University of Western Sydney)
Professor David Richards (Emeritus Professor, University of Stirling)

Invited Writers:
Merlinda Bobis (Philippines/Australia), Elizabeth Cook (UK), Dermot Healy (Ireland),
Lynette Hunter (USA), Olive Senior (Jamaica), Yang Lian (NZ/UK/China)

Pharmaceutical Management by MIMA

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 1:08am
MIMA Collage

There was a time once when Indian students had to go overseas to pursue education in management. That was a time when MBA had limited options. . However, today there are plenty of business management institutes teaching the gimmicks of business. One such renowned institute is MIMA.
MITCON Institute of Management, widely known as MIMA, was established in 2005 by MITCON Consultancy & Engineering Services Ltd. MIMA is located on the NH4 Balewadi, and is known for its quality management education. This PGDM College in India is approved by the AICTE, and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. We have also received 'A' rating from the CRISIL Business School.

PGDM at MITCON Institute of Management

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 1:07am
MIMA Collage

MITCON Institute is one of the leading PGDM colleges in India. Established in 2005, we have garnered a name for ourselves in a short span, amongst students from within the country and outside.
We offer Post Graduate Diploma courses in Business Administration, Banking & Financial Services, Biotechnology Management, Agribusiness & Management, and Pharmaceutical Management.
As we cannot mention details of all our courses together, here is gist of the Agribusiness management course we offer-